Traditional Irish Music
Added by TradConnect on February 28, 2014 at 12:00 — No Comments
Added by TradConnect on February 28, 2014 at 11:00 — No Comments
Pleased to announce the publication of the new 'Ceoltóir Folk Club' Web-site....Check it out!!!! www.bcfe.ie
The new web-site will be regularly maintained with posts of guest artist and student performances both past and present along withresources and lots more!
You can join us on Facebook and Twitter were we will notify ye of…
Added by Ceoltoir Folk Club on February 27, 2014 at 13:30 — No Comments
We have a bit of a youth theme going on this week as we were looking back at past winners of Gradam Ceoil in the Young Musician of the Year category. Then this video was sent to us featuring a young fiddler that we had not heard of before called Sadhbh O' Brien from County Clare. …Continue
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Before I head back to more familiar territory, I'm building on my Scandinavian fiddle blog and extending its remit to cover Quebec and Klezmer fiddle styles. The reason for this is two highly entertaining CDs which came my way recently.
First up is a…Continue
Added by Alex Monaghan on February 27, 2014 at 0:00 — No Comments
On a day that's supposed to be about traditions, music, and , we see Irish stereotypes pouring into the streets and perpetuating unhealthy habits. This year, we are taking them on! Join us!
Added by The Wild Geese on February 26, 2014 at 21:22 — No Comments
Together, we have accomplished a wonderful original piece of music entitled "ON THE BANKS OF THE RIVANNA", for your listening pleasure. Lyrics by Harris Tobias, music by Daniel Lopez, and…Continue
This is a pretty interesting combination of musicians and sounds from four of Canada's most accomplished players. In November 2011, Karrnnel Sawitsky (Fiddle), Ivonne Hernandez (Fiddle), Eric Wright (Cello) and Trent Freeman (Fiddle) got together with some experimentation in…Continue
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In the lead up to the Gradam Ceoil awards for 2014 you can't help but think that a future Young Musician of the Year may come from this group of teenagers from Waterford. Thanks to Edel Fox, a Gradam winner herself, for highlighting it. Marvelous mature music from the next generation of musicians. The group features Sally…Continue
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Its a 8 date tour that that will see them playing music from their acclaimed new Light Up The Dark. Regular members Ailie…Continue
Added by TradConnect on February 25, 2014 at 17:00 — No Comments
Check out our Top 10 Traditional Irish Albums at the moment. On the back of their recent concerts Ensemble Ériu has climbed to the No. 1 spot in the Top 10. Another new entrant is The Dróle featuring Éamon McGivney, John Kelly, Peadar Ó Riada.
Check out the attached and see how many you have in your collection. Lots of great music.
Added by TradConnect on February 25, 2014 at 9:30 — No Comments
It’s funny what catches your eye these days, especially when it comes to the online presentation of music. Crag Road are a new group that have recently released a debut video to announce their arrival. …Continue
Added by Tony Lawless on February 24, 2014 at 9:00 — No Comments
Follow us on Soundcloud and we will pick up on your music. …Continue
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For anyone that missed the recent Begley & Cooney concert that was broadcast on February 13th its available at the moment online. It was broadcast as part of the Tunes in the Church series and received a very positive response. They also streamed it live on Concert Window with production, sound and…Continue
Added by TradConnect on February 22, 2014 at 13:30 — No Comments
There is a wild and joyous sense of mischief in the music of Mórga. They have an identity and sound that sets them apart and makes them a little bit unique. It was evident on David Munnelly's 'Tis What it Is album with Mick Conneely last year and it is stamped all over this recording. This is the second manifestation of…Continue
Added by Tony Lawless on February 22, 2014 at 13:00 — No Comments
Added by Caithleen Carter Steeves Steeves on February 21, 2014 at 21:16 — No Comments
Traditional albums bring together various ensembles of musicians. Accompanists are required to provide the necessary texture and base on which the music of the main recording artist can rest. Sometimes those relationships develop as…Continue
Added by Tony Lawless on February 21, 2014 at 12:00 — No Comments
This is a track from an excellent new album by The O' Carolan Family from Derry called A Language Within. The members are Karen, Ciaran, and Steven and they were born and raised in Derry and have been steeped in traditional music from a very young age. We get a lot of music through our door and this is one that…Continue
We are delighted to announce that the winner of our Traditional Album of the Year for 2013 is The Sunny Banks by Edel Fox and…Continue
The 3rd new music video from The Young Irish Tenors - "Molly Malone" Directed by Chip Miller on location in Ireland!
Added by Chip Miller on February 19, 2014 at 6:06 — No Comments